12 Apr '13, 12pm

Google's New Place Dashboard Does Geo-Lookups

Google's New Place Dashboard Does Geo-Lookups

Earlier this month, Google pushed out a new design for the Google Places dashboard , which is only available to U.S. businesses right now. The issue is, if you are an SEO that helps businesses get listed on Google Maps, and you are not based in the United States - things may get sticky. Specifically, since the dashboard currently only works for U.S. based businesses - if you try to add a U.S. based business but you are doing so from outside of the U.S. it will give you a hard time. A Canadian SEO has a client in the U.S. he said that while he was creating the business listing he said that although the United States was selected as the Country (it's the only option), there wasn't any option to select a State and Zip code. It only offered up Canadian Provinces and postal codes. Here is a picture he posted of the issue: Derek from Google said he discovered a bug with the syst...

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